2021-03-02 E-Edition

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Putnam COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Agonizingly Slow


Top left, Dr. Michael Nesheiwat discusses plans with Kathy Percacciolo (center) and Shanna Siegel last week during a Point of Distribution in Carmel. Top right, Nurse Janet Eiseg administers an injection of the Moderna vaccine to one of 200 residents… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Gil ‘Crying Hawk’ Tarbox Dies at 73


Above, Tarbox stands next to the Daniel Nimham monument outside the Putnam Park. Photo by Eric Gross. Gil Crying Hawk Tarbox, a member of the Nimham Mountain Singers whose determination, desire and love for his people as well as his need to educat… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

State Senator Sue Serino Has COVID-19

Putnam County State Senator Sue Serino has been diagnosed with COVID-19. The lawmaker, who represents constituents in Kent, Philipstown and Putnam Valley said she tested positive after experiencing symptoms of the virus that resembled the flu. “Fe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Harckham Legislation Helps Track Lyme Disease


Lyme disease continues to plague residents of the region and Putnam County State Senator Peter Harckham’s legislation to track the prevalence and spread of the debilitating illness was approved last week by the State Senate. The legislation requires … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Philipstown Town Board Workshop Interrupted by Pornographic Film, Racial Insults

It was to be a relatively quiet Town Board workshop between Philipstown leaders and the Philipstown Trails Committee, designed to cover what has been a vexing issue: Can a trail be created between the Village of Cold Spring and Boscobel, so that pede… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Lock Your Car, Police Urge, Even at the Gas Station

State Police are reporting a series of larcenies from unlocked vehicles in the greater Brewster area in recent days. Troopers from the Brewster barracks say thieves strike when vehicles are left unattended at gasoline stations or convenience stores a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Scam Artists At It Again, With Ruses on Tech Support, Social Security

Scam artists have been preying on unsuspecting local residents in recent days and area police have issued a warning: Never let your guard down.” Reports of telephone calls from would be Social Security Administration representatives demanding payment… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Serious Crash Injures Three in Mahopac Falls


Above, first responders from several agencies assist the victims of last Wednesday’s catastrophic crash in Mahopac Falls. Photo by Jack Casey. The scene was catastrophic following a three-vehicle crash on Baldwin Place Road near Route 6 in Mahopac… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Opposes Marijuana Legalization


The New York State Department of Health began accepting applications last week from businesses seeking to operate as cannabinoid hemp processors, retailers or distributors now that state lawmakers are considering legalizing the cannabinoid industry. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.